Intensifier- enhances the emotion-e.g. amazingly, very, extremely etc.
Mitigator-opposite- e.g. a bit, rather, pretty.
Articles- indefinite- an, a- definite-the
Quantifiers- much, five, no, much, few.
Demonstratives- this, that, these and those.
Determiner- possessive determiner e.g. my, his
Interrogative determiner- which, what
Disjunct- It expresses the speaker or writer's attitude to what is being described in the sentence. Usually ends with 'ly'.
Declarative- making a statement, ending in a full stop.
Exclamatory sentence- heightened emotions.
Interrogative sentence- questioning.
Imperative sentence- commanding or ordering.
"bestowing animation upon lifeless matter"
- "lifeless"- semantic field of death and decay; 'life'- energy and positivity which juxtaposes with the suffix 'less reflecting an absence, almost sibilant 's'-harshness. Polysyllabic lexis stresses the pointlessness.
- "bestowing"- dynamic verb juxtaposes with 'lifeless' - rewarding- connotations of bequeathing which increases Victor's status as he is compared with God.
- "matter"- abstract noun- semantic field of science- exaggerating Victor's obsession; there is also a dual interpretation- physical substance and it is a pun- importance and significance. This equates to the duality of both Victor and the Creature.